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"Here We Are" is deceptively accessible. Many readers think they grasp its significance the first time through, and dismiss it merely as humorous. By examining the characters, symbols, and setting carefully, readers can discover several layers of narrative.

1. How would the story be different if it took place in a larger room where other people might overhear the couple's conversation?

2. What is the significance of the title? 3. How would a larger presence by the narrator change this story?

4. What elements in the story reveal Parker's grim view about marriage?

5. How does clothing function as a symbol? What other symbols are present?

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